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Beyond the SEA Webinar: A Community Effort: Responding to Substance Misuse – December 6, 2017 2-4 PM ET

Posted by on November 7th, 2017 0 comments

Date/Time: Wednesday, December 6, 2-4 PM ET Contact: For additional information or questions, please contact Nancy Patterson – or Tony Nguyen – Pre-Register: Part 1: Presentation Title: Responding to the Crisis of Addiction in Our Communities Presenter: Nita Bryant, James Branch Cabell Library, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA. Presentation Summary: Librarians are… Read More »

Posted in: Continuing Education, Outreach, Public Health



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#OpioidAwareChat this Friday for Recovery Month

Posted by on September 27th, 2017 0 comments

September is National Recovery Month.  Join us for a Twitter chat on September 29 from 2-3pm ET to learn how stigma against opioid use disorder can impact recovery and more by following #OpioidAwareChat.  NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow, NINDS Director Dr. Walter J. Koroshetz, special guest American Society of Addiction Medicine, and several other sections of the… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health



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#OpioidAwareChat: Discuss the Impact of Stigma on Opioid Use Disorder – Rescheduled

Posted by on September 6th, 2017 0 comments

ATTN: The #OpioidAwareChat has been RESCHEDULED for Friday, September 29, 2-3pm ET. Update 9/15/17: This event is postponed to a later date. We will information you of updates as soon as possible. September is National Recovery Month.  Join the National Library of Medicine, Outreach and Special Populations Branch (@NLM_OSP) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (@ASAMorg)… Read More »

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Opioid Crisis Town Hall: Library Needs and Responses

Posted by on August 24th, 2017 0 comments

WebJunction and PLA invites libraries and their community partners to join this virtual town hall discussion about current library needs and possible responses to the nation’s opioid crisis. Date/Time: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 2:00 PM ET – 3:30 PM ET Over two million people in the US are estimated to be dependent on prescription opioids… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Outreach, Public Health



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Finding Local Health Centers for National Health Center Week

Posted by on August 10th, 2017 0 comments

August 13-19 is National Health Center Week, and health centers are a valuable resource for anyone without health insurance.  Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Health Centers provide preventative and primary care services for patients even if they do not have health insurance, and patients can pay what they can afford based on their income…. Read More »

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